Fantasia Reviews

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July 23, 2019
Fantasia is a strange hybrid that only represents the creator's delusions of grandeur. [Full Review in Spanish]
May 9, 2019
I admire Walt Disney so much for making such bold films.
December 9, 2013
the films in the Disney Vault are brilliant pieces of work that need to be seen in the best visual presentation possible
January 18, 2013
The words most used to describe "Fantasia," besides the conventional "beautiful" and "wonderful" were "path-breaking" and "courageous." The phrase "courageous beyond belief" would be even more accurate.
November 27, 2012
I belong to those who had no need of that kind of entertainment, being content with seeing pictures and hearing music.
January 4, 2011
[Disney's] most personal and grandest vision. Watching the movie again proves that, of course, it's not a chore. It's a pleasure.
January 2, 2011
Breathtaking animation feat -- with some creepy visuals.
December 25, 2010
Despite a couple of uneven parts that may try the patience of some, the whole of Fantasia is a marvel.
December 10, 2010
Though Fantasia didn't perform as well as Walt Disney had hoped, it remains a testament to his exceptional cinematic genius. [Blu-ray]
December 4, 2010
A symphony of sound, animation and unbridled Disney spirit.
December 2, 2010
At the time of its release, it was probably the boldest, most experimental production to come out of Hollywood, which is why it is not terribly surprising that it was Disney's biggest commercial failure.
November 29, 2010
Give me the ostriches in ballet shoes and the hippos in tutus ... over the cute fauns and unicorns frolicking in a pastel landscape ... any day.
October 31, 2009
Ribboned with flaws both impossibly minor and embarrassingly large, but it surely must count as one of the most visually stunning American movies ever made.
Top Critic
September 4, 2008
Critics may deplore Disney's lapses of taste, but he trips, Mickey-like, into an art form that immortals from Aeschylus to Richard Wagner have always dreamed of.
August 31, 2008
The most ambitious animated feature ever to come out of the Disney studios...
August 31, 2008
There is something in Fantasia for every taste.
March 8, 2008
March 3, 2008
This is a very patchy affair -- while some of the animated pieces work, others come across as downright insane.
March 3, 2008
The ambitious and uneven eight-part marriage of classical music and animation has become among the most popular of Walt Disney's classics.
March 3, 2008
The concept and some of the episodes are tainted with kitsch, but there's no other animated film with its scope and ambition.
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